Monthly Archives: November 2010

U2 and Jay-Z play Mount Smart, Auckland

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Day twenty: Dragonfly Cafe and Gallery

If you are en-route to Matakana and looking for a decent drop of coffee in tranquil surroundings, swing by Dragonfly Café and Gallery. The Café is located at 615 Matakana Rd, just around the corner from Ascension Vineyard.   Serving … Continue reading

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A busy Saturday, Grey Lynn Festival and Taste of Auckland

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Day nineteen: Taste of Auckland

It’s foodie heaven this weekend as Taste Auckland takes centre stage at Victoria Park. The premier event on all food lovers calendars started today 18 November and runs through until Sunday afternoon. Taste showcases fine food available in the Auckland … Continue reading

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Day eighteen: Achilles Point, Te Pane o Horoiwi

Well this afternoon it feels like summer has arrived. With an eye on outdoor activities why not pay a visit to St Heliers in Auckland’s eastern suburbs and wander up the road to Achilles Point. Achilles point is perched above … Continue reading

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Day seventeen: Tanuki’s Cave

A longstanding servant of the Auckland dining scene, Tanuki’s Cave is as popular as ever. Located next to the Town Hall on Queen Street, a journey down Tanuki’s stairs gives you the feeling you have been transported to a downtown … Continue reading

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Day sixteen: Tawharanui Regional Park

Auckland is blessed with a vast array of diverse beaches, from the black sands of the west coast to the sheltered bays of the North Shore. Most are within a short distance of the CBD, but for something a little … Continue reading

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